Bachelor project 6th semester
The Greenhouse Dormitory located in the new Grønttorvet serves as a specific home & facility for
After the extension of University of Copenhagen's Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, a special dormitory is bulit to provide the right spaces for living, experimenting, studying and creative start-up for mixed students, promoting collaborating and social interaction between different subjects.
The dormitory is divided into two parts, common functions such as kitchens, library, study rooms and main hall and private rooms with
The ground floor is open for the public allowing a passage through the two main volumes.
Concept and shape:
division, delaying, daylight and cutting
Concept and spaces:
public space, dormitory's connection, green wall and room's orientation.
The two building parts' design inspiration comes from monoliths and nature cliffs and their erosion.
Here one is overgrown with greeen plants the other bare with horisontal cuts for windows.
1st floor plan
2nd - 5th floor plans
Hallway between rooms and vertical green wall.
Wires are stretched from floor to floor allowing the residents to plant their own plants and vegetables outside their rooms.
Sections and plan of rooms.
Facade of the housing side.
The shape of the rooms are mirrored from floor to floor, creating various depth in the facade.